Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 2 - Section 2.4 - An Introduction to Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 59

Answer

Chambliss: 1 220 854 Martin: 905 637

Work Step by Step

Let c = no. of votes won by Chambliss Let m = no. of votes won by Martin c = m + 315 217 c + m = 2 126 491 (m + 315 217) + m = 2 126 491 2m = 1 901 274 m = 905 637 c = m + 315 217 = (905 637) + 315 217 = 1 220 854
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